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Unfortunately for young people with type 1 diabetes, we still don't have a straightforward screening or genetic test for the disease, which has both environmental and complex hereditary components. A research team at UVA is working to change that.

A Missed Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Increases Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis by 18%

That was just one of the troubling findings about the perils of misdiagnosing type 1 diabetes in a study conducted by T1D Exchange.

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Do you know whether you ever been prescribed medication “off-label”? Each prescription drug has a label that describes its FDA-approved uses, which are based on well-designed clinical trials that carefully determined the risks as well as the benefits of the medication. Using a drug “off-label” means that the drug is being used for a condition […]

A survey of nearly 60,000 children with T1D provides a full picture of how often DKA happens. Researchers have identified important differences in the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Their findings were presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paedeatric Endocrinology in Dublin, […]